Two PhD scholarships are available in the Faculty of Humanities for candidates who are currently pursuing a masters degree at or a recent graduate of The University of Manchester for doctoral studies commencing in 2016/17. The funds are made available through the Division of Development and Alumni Relations (DDAR) from donation to the University of Manchester.
The scholarship value is £18,000 per year for three years to cover tuition fees and maintenance allowance.
- Applicants must be currently pursuing a masters degree at or have graduated from The University of Manchester within the last 4 years
- Applicants may be of any nationality and residency status
- Students who have already started their doctoral degree are not eligible
- Their proposed research project must be related to one of the following of the University’s philanthropic research themes:
- Energy and sustainability
- Enterprise and innovation
- Prevention and screening for a healthy future
- Global poverty and humanitarian assistance
Applications and all supporting documentation must be received in the School by Friday 1 April 2016. Please note that this is a strict deadline and applications received after 5pm on Friday 1 April will not be included in the competition. Incomplete applications will also not be considered.
How to apply
As part of your funding application, please include the following documents:
- Research Impact application form
- Degree certificate and transcripts
- Research proposal
E-mail your completed funding application form with supporting documentation to:
In order to ensure that you hold an offer for a place on the programme by the funding deadline, you must submit your PhD application by Friday 4 March 2016. If you are not in receipt of an offer you will not be included in the competition.
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